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by Thunderblack1984
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: Stradic CI4+ on clearnce...new model coming?
Replies: 43
Views: 2692

Re: Stradic CI4+ on clearnce...new model coming?

love shimano names.....vanford? Whats next pinto?
by Thunderblack1984
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Bantam Rods...?
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Bantam Rods...?

I checked them out a few times and just seem to go back and buy an expride. They seem so similar in looks and build but not 100% sure. I have not seen much chatter on these either. Same with expride……literally no reviews anywhere :)
by Thunderblack1984
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Relaxing/Rounding Out Cork Handles?
Replies: 7
Views: 245

Re: Relaxing/Rounding Out Cork Handles?

Just smash the other side and you will have the maroon 'G2' Loomis butt section.
by Thunderblack1984
Mon Jul 06, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: What is your "all around" spinning stick?
Replies: 13
Views: 574

Re: What is your "all around" spinning stick?

These are my fav...
addermine
Steez AGS
Orochi XX ronin
GLX 842S
by Thunderblack1984
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Sealing the cork
Replies: 23
Views: 902

Re: Sealing the cork

Yes, may not be that new powder cork feel when first taking the plastic off but its very minimal. Just did an expride, nrx, and another destroyer. Great product for sure!
by Thunderblack1984
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Sealing the cork
Replies: 23
Views: 902

Re: Sealing the cork

Try it on one rod. I was the same way but after trying it on a few all the high end rods received a coat.
by Thunderblack1984
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: New Poison Adrena
Replies: 368
Views: 65714

Re: New Poison Adrena

The poison rods are awesome but for some reason I'm not a fan of the handle. I have the 6'-11" MH spinner. Locking nut seems to come loose a lot.
by Thunderblack1984
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Sealing the cork
Replies: 23
Views: 902

Re: Sealing the cork

U40 is great. I add to all my cork rods. A thin layer does not affect feel one bit and most cork just slightly darkens. I love the stuff! Just a thin coat and it takes seconds to apply.
by Thunderblack1984
Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Confirmed new Nrx coming out !!
Replies: 64
Views: 4812

Re: Confirmed new Nrx coming out !!

One thing that I do like about nrx is the style. I have Valkyrie rods with a skull on the butt cap, poison adrena, xtreme, and all the crazy new style rods and honestly. I prefer the simplistic look and I'm in my 30's 8-)
by Thunderblack1984
Wed Jun 10, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Confirmed new Nrx coming out !!
Replies: 64
Views: 4812

Re: Confirmed new Nrx coming out !!

NRX was totally due for a revamp. Not a big fan of the guides/wraps/ or how they epoxy their sticks. Kind of a love hate relationship with this series. Great blank but out of probably 8 I've owned I only have one left that had nice craftmanship. Fish don't care one way or the other but is my NRX sup...
by Thunderblack1984
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rod Value
Replies: 9
Views: 1155

Re: Rod Value

Loomis, older discontinued Shimano, St. Croix
by Thunderblack1984
Tue May 26, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Expride
Replies: 3
Views: 495

Re: Expride

Very True
by Thunderblack1984
Tue May 26, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Expride
Replies: 3
Views: 495

Re: Expride

Haven't heard that personally but man that would be a mistake to do on a best selling rod.
by Thunderblack1984
Tue May 26, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Steez AGS Spinning Rods
Replies: 13
Views: 933

Re: Steez AGS Spinning Rods

Have the ML and ML/M and you will like these rods. Im sure the medium is somewhere in between. Super light electric feel.
by Thunderblack1984
Thu May 21, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Need input on IMX-PRO 843S SJR
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Need input on IMX-PRO 843S SJR

I ordered the 843MH in the inshore series. I also own the poison MH in spinning. Rod arrived recently and its impressive. Should have on the water shortly.